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high tide

a. the tide at its highest level
b. the time at which it reaches this

high tide

[′hī ¦tīd]
(oceanography)
The maximum height reached by a rising tide. Also known as high water.
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A NRW statement said: "From Friday night into Saturday high tides combined with very strong winds will create a high risk of coastal flooding.
A spokesman for NRW said: "The high tides have the potential to meet the flood alert criteria.
Saltburn Pier at the mercy of the high tides yesterday morning 020915TIDE_05 DOUG MOODY
Several vehicles get stuck in the seawater during high tide as well as in the sand on beaches and dunes.
An Environment Agency spokesperson said: "High astronomical high tides do not lead to coastal flooding alone, it requires a combination of low pressure, strong winds and high tides.
Amid the ongoing high tides and pre-monsoon showers, people are still suffering from water logging and heavy traffic jams.
The high tides were caused by the severe cyclonic storm aACAyNanauk' over the Arabian Sea.
Yet Natural Resources Wales warned yesterday that the risks remained with high tides, heavy winds and rain expected to continue into Sunday.
A spokesman said: "Current forecasts show that a combination of high tides and strong winds could cause flooding on Saturday morning and again during Saturday evening.
A combination of rain, high tides and strong winds means there is a "strong risk" of flooding in coastal areas across England and Wales.
London, Rabi'I 5, 1435, Jan 6, 2014, SPA -- Britain's coastal residents were bracing Monday for more flooding with lashing winds, rain and high tides expected.
And Met Eireann said the situation is only going to get worse - with warnings of potential flooding spreading to Dublin and Galway during high tides over the weekend.